power supply connected to mother board

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saxman17

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can any body help me plug the power supply back to my mother baord, i unpluged it, and then lost the power supply. the mother bard is of an unknown brand. you plug two 6 pin plugs into it. one plug has orange,red, yeloow,blue, purple, and then black, and says P8. the other has 3 red in a row, a white, and two black and says P9. the board is pretty old it has a pentuim 200.
 
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Quote from the A+ manual. "You must install P8 and P9 together so that the two black grounds are on each connector are together or you will do damage to the motherboard or power supply."
 
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Thats correct, they are called burndy connectors and the black leads should be together.
 
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just to make sure. my motherboard has a series of pins, i plug the P8 and the P9 wires so that the black cables are next to each other?
 
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